1970 Camaro Restofy

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  1. thesalboy

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    Send it back. Here's a large pic of mine, which I picked up from their Ventura, CA location, like two or so years ago. Yours could be "old stock" - they have done several versions over the years - easiest to dump them on Internet buyers. From what I've read, they will make it right.

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    I'm assuming that mine had been replaced when I got the car, but there is a huge gap between the door and the dash on the driver's side. It's large enough that I can fit my hand in there. How close should these fit at the door near the A pillar?
     
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    I went through my pics but don't have one that shows both sides that I know accurately reflect both gaps (none of both sides at the same time or taken at the same time). I know for sure isn't a tight fit and vaguely recall being able to put my hand in with it pushed to one side. The A-pillar trim covers it where it's most visible. This is the best pic I have of the gap once everything is installed - this is with the dash centered so gaps are even on both sides, which seemed better than huge on one side.

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    Thanks Sal...
     
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    Had good weather yesterday, so took off half a day to epoxy. I mixed up 2 quarts of epoxy, ended up being short on paint.

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    Got a little bit of trash in it, but again...my environment isnt sterile. Plus I have to sand it anyways for high build.

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    you can see where I ran out on this side. I ordered another gallon.
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    BLACK?? so nice looking. Impossible to keep perfect. Your brave man. I had a C6 that was black. Never again.
     
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    Yup, best looking color, but the most maintenance and trouble. I own 3 black vehicles, so well aware of the issues.
     
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    did some really lite corrections on garbage in the last coat. and scuffed the underside of the trunk lid and spoiler. Im in the 7 day window of the epoxy cure time, so didnt need to scuff the entire panels.

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    Got my gallon of epoxy in on Friday, Saturday was able to heat garage to 70 degrees, and spray the panels.

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    scuffed, wiped and painted engine side of fenders, under side of trunk lid, trunk jam, and upper trunk piece(whatever that thing is called)

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    Everything sprayed great until my third coat, and im not sure what happened here...almost like it was too dry.
    I figure I can wet sand this with 3 coats, but still weird, if its technique, I need to work that crap out before I get to spraying the entire car.

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